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Category: Football Wives

28 Mar

Katherine Webb and Quarterback AJ McCarron Engaged

Congratulations to former University of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron and his former Miss Alabama USA girlfriend, now fiancée, Katherine Webb on their engagement!  According to Katherine's tweet, AJ designed the ring himself.       If you don't know the story of Katherine and AJ, let me give you a brief rundown.  AJ played football for the University of Alabama.  Katherine graduated from Auburn University.  Alabama and Auburn are long-time rivals (one of the best rivalries in sports history).  Katherine gained notoriety during the 2013 BCS National Championship Game in which the cameras panned to Katherine and announcer Brent Musburger gushed about how beautiful she is.  Katherine's Twitter followers jumped from 2,000 to over 175,000 overnight (including many celebrities).  From those few minutes...
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22 Oct

Just Go…To Vegas!

When my Dad asked me and my sister if we wanted to go to Las Vegas with him, the response was an immediate YES.  First, the three of don't get to spend as much time together as we would like.  Second, I didn't have a chance to getaway this summer, so I was long overdue for a long weekend out of town.  Third, believe it or not, I had never been to Vegas, so I was excited to check it off my list.     We stayed at Treasure Island on The Strip, which I give two thumbs up.  Our rooms were very nice and we had a great view.  It's also right in the heart of everything that's going on.  Need your Starbucks...
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16 Oct

What She Wore – Kijafa Vick: Detroit Lions at Philadelphia Eagles

Pnk Elephant Sheer Stud Cross Shirt | BCBG pants | Chanel boots   It's been a while since I've officially checked in with one of my favorite football wives, so at the beginning of the season I asked Kijafa Vick, wife of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (the last time we checked in with her she was the Future Mrs. Vick, but as of this past summer, she is now Mrs. Vick), if she would send me photos of one of her game day looks.  True to her words, she emailed me photos and the breakdown of her outfit from the Eagles game Sunday when they hosted the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.  As we discussed in my interview with Kijafa last...
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27 Sep

What She Wore – Olympic Gold Medalist Natasha Hastings: Philadelphia Eagles at Arizona Cardinals

If you read my interview earlier this year with Olympic gold medalist Natasha Hastings, then you remember that she is not only a track star, but she's also a football fan and a fashionista (they don't call her the 400M Diva for nothing!). You might also remember that Natasha's boyfriend is William Gay, a cornerback for the 3-0 Arizona Cardinals.  I recently asked Natasha if she would snap an outfit picture at a Cardinals home game, so Natasha sent me this photo of her and Will from the Cardinals/Eagles game on Sunday.  Let's take a closer look at What She Wore:   Cotton On Polka Dot Sleeveless Button Up | Gap Always Skinny Jeans | J. Crew Leopard Print Belt Vera Wang Booties | Zara Neck Brooch |...
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2 May

The 400M Diva: My One-On-One Interview with Olympic Gold Medalist Natasha Hastings

Olympic Gold Medalist.  4-time World Champion.  Wilhelmina Model.  Daughter.  Sister.  Girlfriend.  I recently had the opportunity to speak with USA Track & Field star Natasha Hastings about her journey to the 2012 London Olympics, posing for ESPN The Magazines's The Body Issue, and dating Arizona Cardinals cornerback William Gay.    Tamara:  Let's start off by talking about something BIG that's happening this summer, the 2012 London Olympics.  You are already an Olympic Gold Medalist, having won the 4x400M relay in Beijing.  What would it mean to you to represent the US in the London Olympics?   Natasha:  It would certainly mean a lot more for a couple of reasons.  Obviously having gone before, I have a little bit more experience and I'm hoping to...
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2 Feb

Gisele Bundchen’s Email To Pray For Tom Brady

The New York Post is reporting that Gisele Bundchen, the wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, sent an email to family and close friends asking everyone to pray for him as he leads the team against the New York Giants in the Super Bowl this Sunday.  “I feel Tommy really needs our prayer, our support and love at this time,” Bundchen wrote.   “My sweet friends and family,” the e-mail began. “This sunday will be a really important day in my husband’s life. He and his team worked so hard to get to this point and now they need us more than ever to send them positive energy so they can fulfill their dream of winning this super bowl ....
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25 Jan

Evelyn Lozada Poses for Maxim

If you are a fan of VH1's Basketball Wives, then Evelyn Lozada needs no introduction.  If you don't keep up with the show, Evelyn is the fiancee of New England Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco (how did she end up on Basketball Wives, you ask?  She was once engaged to a basketball player.).  Well, maxim.com has released photos from a hot shoot they did with the future Mrs. Ochocinco.  (Male readers, don't ever say I haven't given you anything.)  In the interview, Evelyn revealed which of her body parts is her favorite ("My breasts."), which sport is her favorite ("Football, of course!"), and what Chad is like off the field ("When he's home he's very polite, and a gentleman.  But he's always on.")    (Images) ...
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23 Jan

Tom Brady & Gisele Bundchen’s New Home

If the New England Patriots had not won the AFC Championship Sunday and thus a spot in the Super Bowl, Quarterback Tom Brady and his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, could have thrown a Super Bowl/housewarming party at their new home--a 22,000 square foot, 8 bedroom Brentwood, California estate that was recently completed after nearly 2 years of construction.  The home contains a 6-car garage, a butler's room, a nursery for their 2-year-old son, Benjamin, 2 wings connected by a bridge, an elevator, a wine cellar, a weight room, and a swimming pool and a spa out back.  Their home is valued at $20 million.    I will be on the lookout for my invitation to their housewarming party.    Follow me on Twitter @BlitzAndGlam! (Images) ...
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19 Jan

Football Widows By Pat Tucker [GIVEAWAY]

I recently ran across a book that caught my attention, first by the cover and then by the title.  The cover is a picture of a woman with one heel on a football (shocking that that would catch my eye, right?) and the title is Football Widows by Pat Tucker.  I had to take a look to see what this book was about.  From the back cover:

A glimpse into the secret and unique lives of the women behind NFL coaches–game day takes on a whole new meaning as these lonely women turn up the heat off the field.


During football season, when NFL coaches gear up for war on the gridiron, their wives are left to fend for themselves.  NFL wife B.J. Almond has had enough.  When she walks in to find her head coach husband in bed with one of his assistant coaches' wives, she is livid.  But what really sets her off is when she discovers the other wives knew about the affair all along.  Now she's furious and hungry for revenge.  And what better way to exact that revenge than to air everyone's dirty laundry in a juicy tell-all book!


If you follow me on Twitter (@BlitzAndGlam), know me in real life, or if you've been following my blog for a while, then you know that I love reality TV and this sounds like reality TV in a book.  So, I reached out to Pat Tucker's people and they sent me not, one, but two copies of the book!  Yes, two, so you know what that means – Giveaway!  (In my head I sounded just like Oprah when I typed that.)  Use the widget below to enter the giveaway (multiple entries allowed).  One of the entries is to tell me if you would be interested in having a Twitter book discussion with the author, Pat Tucker, so be sure to let me know below!


26 Oct

Melani Ismail & Dawn Neufeld Discuss VH1’s Football Wives

While we all know that VH1's Football Wives were not given a chance to address issues on a reunion show at the end of their season, two of the ladies from the cast, Melanie Ismail and Dawn Neufeld, chatted with BlogTalkRadio host Janette Smith at JanetteSmithOnline.com earlier this week.  They discussed how they both became involved with the show, their feelings about the direction the season would go after seeing the first episode, their relationships with each other and the other women from the cast, Basketball Wives and Basketball Wives LA, and their realities.  Dawn pointed out significant events that have occurred in all of their lives and in football in general since the last episode aired, such as Pilar's husband Deion's induction into the...
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